British double agent Kim Philby reveals spy secrets of MI6 and KGB in undiscovered video

British double agent Kim Philby reveals spy secrets of MI6 and KGB in undiscovered video

A previously unseen video of one of Britain’s most infamous spies describing his career as a Soviet agent has been uncovered by the BBC.

There is one episode which is usually cited to illustrate the human cost of Philby’s treachery.

When he was posted to Washington DC as MI6’s liaison with the CIA and FBI, he betrayed an operation to secretly send thousands of Albanians back into their country to overthrow the communist regime.

Many were killed.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35943428